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GlassPaint Jar Vase/Organizer Tutorial

I enjoy recycling & reusing stuff more than creating something with any new material, Reusing & restyling oldie things are just fun! And the interesting thing about it, you don’t need to worry if the result is not so perfect.. as its recycling! So I always recommend to reuse, recycle & restyle small old thingies, which you usually throw away!

My today’s sharing is also a recycle and reuse idea but in a beautiful way! as its summers going on, everyone is using different juices & drinks, here at home Tang orange flavor is mostly favorite of all. One day I saw an empty glass jar of Tang in our kitchen cabinets, So I thought why not to decorate it with some glass paints, as I have some glass paints in my crafty drawers which can may be dry soon.. So its better to use them..

So here it is what I have done! have a look..

GlassPaint Jar Vase/Organizer Tutorial

glass painted jar organizer tutorial

glass painted jar organizer tutorial

I design this plain transparent glass jar with glass paints of blue & green & then used led of gold color. I just done it freehand & now its fine! And its not bad as a flower vase or any organizer too..

Well matter here with me is a bit different, my mother think I am saving junk & trash, So I can only place these thingies at home corners at my own risk.. haha.. she dont dislike these, but she just think its not good to see these everywhere at home! haha. well if your mom don’t allow you to place this jar as a flower vase at shelf, then you can happily place it in your crafty area as an organizer for paint brushes or any makeup brushes or may be for the other organizer for little crafty things..

glass painted jar brushes organizer idea

glass painted jar brushes organizer idea

For designing a transparent jar with glass paints, you will need to have a few things only, A jar, Glass Paint (any color of your choice) paint brush & a led tube with tip.

glass painted jar brushes organizer idea

glass painted jar brushes organizer idea

First I wash the jar & dry it totally! then I coat the green color first, which was too light shade, so I apply blue over it & then it was OK.. then Wait for an hour until it gets dry! then I took the golden led outliner & started designing on it freehand.


glass painted jar brushes organizer idea-design

glass painted jar brushes organizer idea-design

Be careful while applying the base color, I notice the surface was having tiny dots of it & they usually dont disappear after washing, so be sure to work carefully!

glass painted jar brushes organizer idea-design

glass painted jar brushes organizer idea-design

And the design is done! I put some circles, dots & lines & made it quickly with some fun! isn’t it looking good now?

I also thought to put a candle inside it, the thing in my mind was the Moroccan lanterns once I saw somewhere, they look so fun & beautiful.. so may be I will transform this organizer as a lantern someday! haha..

glass painted jar brushes organizer idea

glass painted jar brushes organizer idea

Well right now this jar is my new paint brushes organizer, so cute & shiny! And for all these paint brushes you can see in this jar, I am thankful to Plaid-USA who sent these my way & I am enjoying the brushes every time!

glass paint sneak peekHere it is the sneak peek of what I share on my instagram gallery & my followers were curious to know what I have done!! haha

I hope you liked my today’s post & if you are going to try this, be sure to send me your version for a chance to get featured at Creative Khadija.

You can see my other Glass Painting ideas & tutorials HERE & I hope you will like it too.

Have a great day!

Khadija ~

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I am Khadija Kiran, A girl blogger, content creator & digital marketer. I started this blog in 2010. It's pleasure sharing interesting stuff related art, fashion, food and lifestyle. You can enjoy my 350+ DIYs on this blog. I also sell my handmade art work. Stay tuned to see more!



  1. Radhika

    July 9, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    love it Khadija.. will make one to organise my paint brushes too :)

  2. Michelle L

    July 9, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    Just gorgeous! I love the Henna design look, and it definitely reminds me of a Moroccan lamp. I want a whole set of them! Love the blue green mix of your glass paints with the gold.

  3. Ellen

    July 9, 2014 at 3:49 pm

    What a beautiful design. I have my brushes, sens in pencils stored in glass jars, but I may have to add a pretty design to them :)

  4. Khadija's Creative Mind

    July 10, 2014 at 10:09 am

    Thank you, its easy..sure give it a try!

  5. Khadija's Creative Mind

    July 10, 2014 at 11:14 am

    Michelle :
    Yeah it is.. you can say the that was my inspiration.Thanks for admiring.

  6. Khadija's Creative Mind

    July 10, 2014 at 11:17 am

    Organizing these paint brushes is not an easy job! sure give it a try!

  7. creativejewishmom/sara

    July 14, 2014 at 9:53 am

    gorgeous! thanks for sharing on craft schooling Sunday!

  8. Jenny

    July 14, 2014 at 5:54 pm

    Wow that looks so pretty and easy to make(I am thinking about a Moroccan theme for my room). I would love it if you would share a post on my Meet Up Monday Blog Party!

  9. Khadija's Creative Mind

    July 15, 2014 at 3:01 pm

    Thank you Sara & Jenny! they really look fine as a mantel piece :)

  10. carolyn | homework

    July 19, 2014 at 4:09 am

    Thank you so much for sharing your creativity on The Inspiration Board at homework. I can’t tell you how happy I am that you stopped by to share. You were featured in the spotlight today!
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    carolyn ~ homework

  11. mitz icuri

    September 9, 2014 at 4:52 pm

    I’ve never tried glass painting, but your project makes me want to give it a try! BTW, thanks for entering Make It Monday, our new Link Party!

  12. Tamara@Etcetorize

    September 9, 2014 at 5:25 pm

    I always like your henna inspired designs :) Thanks so much for sharing!

  13. Khadija's Creative Mind

    September 9, 2014 at 7:25 pm


    thank you everyone! so nice of you all.. I m glad you liked my work.

  14. Maria

    September 9, 2014 at 7:38 pm

    Very, very beautiful!
    Kisses Maria

  15. Patricia Torres

    January 12, 2015 at 10:25 am

    Im going to share this with my girls.. This is simply awesome.. looks easy to do.. and such a fantastic organising idea.. :)

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